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Product Information
Product Name: Owens Corning FanFold Insulation-Old Product
Form: solid
Product Category: Home maintenance » exterior, residing » Insulation
Customer Service: 800-438-7465
Date Entered: 2001-08-13
Related Items: Products with similar usage in this database
Manufacturer
Manufacturer: Owens Corning
Address: One Owens Corning Parkway
City: Toledo
State: OH
Zip Code: 43659
Toll Free Number: 800-438-7465
Date Info Verified: 2014-05-06
Related Items: Products by this manufacturer
The following information (Health Effects, Handling/Disposal, and Ingredients) is taken from the product label and/or the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) prepared by the manufacturer. The National Library of Medicine does not test products nor does it evaluate information from the product label or the MSDS. (What is an MSDS?)
Health Effects
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Acute Health Effects: From MSDS:Emergency Overview Exposure to dust may be irritating to eyes, nose, and throat. Grinding, sawing or fabrication activities can produce dust particles which may under certain conditions form explosive dust atmospheres that can be ignited. To prevent ignition, avoid smoking, keep from open flames and high temperatures. Potential Health Effects Inhalation: Dusts produced by cutting or drilling of this product may cause irritation of the nose, throat, and respiratory tract. Higher exposures may cause difficulty breathing, congestion and chest tightness. Skin Contact: Dusts may cause mechanical irritation. Eye Contact: Dust produced from cutting or drilling of this product may cause slight irritation to the eyes. Ingestion: Ingestion of this product is unlikely. However, ingestion of product may produce gastrointestinal irritation and disturbances. Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: Chronic respiratory or skin conditions may temporarily worsen from exposure to this product.
Chronic Health Effects: From MSDS:There are no known chronic health effects connected with long term use or contact with these products.
Carcinogenicity: ACGIH, IARC, OSHA, and NTP carcinogen lists have been checked for those components with CAS registry numbers. Polystyrene (9003-53-6) IARC: Supplement 7, 1987; Monograph 19, 1979 (Group 3-not classifiable) Talc (14807-96-6 IARC: Supplement 7, 1987; Monograph 19, 1979 (Group 3-not classifiable) Talc was tested by the National Toxicology Program in both rats and mice. No evidence of carcinogenicity was found in either male or female mice, while some evidence of carcinogenicity was reported in male rats due to an increase in tumors of the adrenal gland and clear evidence of carcinogenicity was reported in female rats based on an increase in lung and adrenal gland tumors.
First Aid: Inhalation: If dust from cutting or drilling is inhaled, immediately remove the affected person to fresh air. If symptoms persist, get medical attention. Skin Contact: For skin contact, wash with mild soap and running water. If irritation persists get medical attention.Eye Contact: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation persists get medical attention. Ingestion: Ingestion of this material is unlikely. If it does occur, watch the person for several days to make sure that partial or complete intestinal obstruction does not occur. Do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel.
Health Rating: 0
Flammability Rating: 1
Reactivity Rating: 0
HMIS Rating Scale: 0 = Minimal; 1 = Slight; 2 = Moderate; 3 = Serious; 4 = Severe; 
N = No information provided by manufacturer; * = Chronic Health Hazard
MSDS Date: 2001-02-08
Handling/Disposal
Handling: Avoid inhaling dusts or vapors. Avoid eye and excessive skin contact. Use only with adequate ventilation. As with all chemicals, good industrial hygiene practices should be followed when handling this material. Special care must be taken to avoid buildup of dusts. Avoid heat sources and direct sunlight. Ecotoxicity: No data available for this product. This material is not expected to cause harm to animals, plants or fish.
Disposal: Dispose of waste material according to Local, State, Federal, and Provincial Environmental Regulations.
Ingredients from MSDS/Label
ChemicalCAS No / Unique IDPercent
Butane000106-97-8<1
Copper007440-50-8<1
Polystyrene009003-53-6>99
Talc (non-fibrous)014807-96-6<1
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